Portal | Manuals | References | Downloads | Info | Programs | JCLs | Master the Mainframes
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index
 
Register
 
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index Mainframe: Search IBM Mainframe Forum: FAQ Memberlist Usergroups Profile Log in to check your private messages Log in
 

 

How to convert Unicode(e.g.UTF-16/8) to EBCDIC in cobol PGM?

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> COBOL Programming
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Author Message
liwony

New User


Joined: 13 Apr 2007
Posts: 4
Location: china

PostPosted: Mon Feb 21, 2011 9:55 pm    Post subject: How to convert Unicode(e.g.UTF-16/8) to EBCDIC in cobol PGM?
Reply with quote

Can any one help to advise how to convert Unicode(e.g.UTF-16/8) to EBCDIC in cobol PGM?

I knew we can use NATIONAL-OF/DISPLAY OF to convert EBCDIC to Unicode in COBOL PGM. But how to do with UTF-> EBCDIC.

Thanks a lot for your help?
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message

Robert Sample

Global Moderator


Joined: 06 Jun 2008
Posts: 7995
Location: Bellevue, IA

PostPosted: Mon Feb 21, 2011 10:16 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

From the COBOL Programming Guide manual (link at the top of the page), section 1.7:
Quote:
DISPLAY-OF to convert a national character string to USAGE DISPLAY in a selected code page (EBCDIC, ASCII, EUC, or UTF-8)
Use the second parameter of DISPLAY-OF to specify the EBCDIC code page.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
rakesh1155

New User


Joined: 21 Jan 2009
Posts: 84
Location: India

PostPosted: Tue Feb 22, 2011 10:19 am    Post subject: Reply to: How to convert Unicode(e.g.UTF-16/8) to EBCDIC in
Reply with quote

Hello,

I came across a lot of UTF-8 to ebcdic conversion lately and I successfully used the below statement to convert a UTF-8 variable to EBCDIC data.

Code:
MOVE FUNCTION DISPLAY-OF (FUNCTION NATIONAL-OF   
             (UTF8-VARIABLE , 1208), 500)
                       TO EBCDIC-VARIABLE


Please let us know if it works for you.


-Rakesh.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> COBOL Programming All times are GMT + 6 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 

Search our Forum:

Similar Topics
Topic Author Forum Replies Posted
No new posts SQL query not working in Cobol program. CuriousMainframer COBOL Programming 14 Wed Feb 22, 2017 5:56 pm
No new posts Execute TSO ACF commands from COBOL-I... supreethi.srid TSO/ISPF 0 Tue Feb 21, 2017 5:19 pm
No new posts Convert current to hex value gopurs DFSORT/ICETOOL 4 Wed Feb 15, 2017 5:40 am
No new posts Mainframe Interview Questions CICS,CO... akshathan Mainframe Interview Questions 6 Thu Feb 09, 2017 6:38 pm
No new posts Submit job from Cobol with input data abdulrafi COBOL Programming 4 Wed Feb 01, 2017 12:41 pm


Facebook
Back to Top
 
Mainframe Wiki | Forum Rules | Bookmarks | Subscriptions | FAQ | Tutorials | Contact Us